I am new to Elance, so I don't have the full portfolio or references of clients on this site. However, in my time as an editor and consultant, I've built a base of satisfied clients. Don't let my "newbie" status on Elance fool you into thinking I haven't the necessary expertise.
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Bringing combined experience writing and editing, statistical analysis, public education, and information technology, I am a consultant for hire. My clients encompass a variety of professions and needs. My work ranges from simple consultations to contracted projects.
Jul 5, 2011|Academic Writing|$0|Completed
I originally started the business as an editing service, called Second Look Editing. This is the core of my work and it keeps me grounded in my undergraduate English roots. My emphases in editing any manuscript is readability & flow. As a cold reader, I am a surrogate for your intended audience, uncovering any conceptual gaps or muddy waters so that you express precisely what you're trying to say.
I've been using Adobe InDesign since it was Aldus PageMaker, and particularly for authors wishing to publish through Lulu.com, it is a very fluid and comprehensive solution. Anywhere in the typesetting process, from handwritten pages to the printed-on-demand volume, I will see you through.
Academic manuscript preparation
My academic background (undergraduate through doctoral) has given me considerable experience in writing for both MLA- and APA- based markets. Do you need a thesis or dissertation review? Are you ready to outsource your formatting and reading?
I've been working with SPSS and Excel for a number of years. Whether you are an accomplished statistician and just need someone else to share the load, or have a mountain of data with no idea of where to begin, I'm your guy.
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